It takes a lot more to impress employers today. An updated CV is a great place to start; add your relevant skills, experience and latest achievements.
If you are happily employed or have been at your job for years, your CV is probably as updated as the last time you applied for a new position. Even with a good job, it is essential to stay relevant with an updated CV. Who knows, your manager may ask for it when recommending you […]
Do you think your CV can stand out from a pile? If the answer to that question is a no or maybe, read on to discover the characteristics of a great CV.
A wrong hire will cost your company 3 times their annual salary. Most HR experts have experienced the “lion on the CV and cat on the job” scenario. Despite their best efforts, hiring managers still end up with about 30% wrong hires. Job seekers have perfected the art of crafting awesome CVs that intrigue hiring […]
Would you pay a professional to write your CV for you? Some people argue that self-written CVs are more accurate since the owner understands their qualifications, skills and experience better. Truth is, the belief that an individual writing their own CV is the best option is not always true. Most people struggle with a number […]
Sift Through the Applications Faster The process of going through all the CVs submitted for any advertised position can be taxing and frankly, most people would rather not do it. However, in order for you to conduct a fair recruitment process and give all applicants a fair chance, you have to go through most of […]
Recruiters Flip through your CV in 7 Seconds Recruitment managers can receive hundreds of CVs for every advertised post and discard most of the applications. CV writing can be a challenge. However, there those common mistakes that job seekers make that get them rejected. When drafting your CV, remember recruiters have hundreds of CVs to […]
How To Write A CV Your CV is the potential employer’s first impression of you. The purpose of the CV is to introduce and showcase your skills to the employer in order to obtain an interview. It should project your personality, show your skills, abilities, and experience to your prospective employer. Although there are different […]
Why recruiters bin CVs You have been trying to get a job in vain. Worse still, nobody calls you for an interview even after making numerous applications. Recruitment managers receive hundreds of CVs for every advertised post and discard most of the applications. CV writing can be a challenge. However, there those common mistakes that […]
On average, a single job advert prompts over 150 applications, depending on the position and industry. Jobs like accounting and sales can attract over 300 CVs sent to the recruiter for a particular position. Out of necessity and the need to cater for staffing needs in time, human resource professionals have mastered the art of […]